Pratibha Patil, who is on a visit
to Gujarat, while addressing a gathering
recalled that Mahatma Gandhi's vision
of all round development was a key
to stable and a secure society.
President Patil said, "Gandhiji
gave the message that our task would
not be complete unless we wipe the
tears of each and every poor in this
country so only when each and every
section of the society is able to
benefit from the country''s development
only then we would be able to set
up a stable and a secure society."
President Patil planned to visit Gandhiji's
Sabarmati Ashram today, and she will
attend the inauguration function of
a new hall at the Sardar Patel Memorial
On October 2, she will visit Porbandar
on the occasion of the birth anniversary
of Mahatma Gandhi.
On October 4, Patil will visit the
wildlife sanctuary at Gir, she will
end her visit to Gujarat by visiting
Rajkot in the evening before returning
to national capital.